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Claude Rains

Claude Rains
(as Mr. Dryden)

Mr. Dryden: You've been telling half truths.One who tells lies hides the truth but when telling half truths,you've forgotten where you've put it.

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

Bartender: [after Lawrence enters with a dirty Bedouin] This is a bar for British officers!
T.E. Lawrence: That's all right. We're not particular.

Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif
(as Sherif Ali)

[Arabs are looting a train after blowing it up]
Sherif Ali: It is their payment, Colonel.
Colonel Brighton: Payment?
Sherif Ali: Truly, are not British soldiers paid?
Colonel Brighton: They don't go home when they've been paid!
Sherif Ali: They are not free to!

Arthur Kennedy

Arthur Kennedy
(as Jackson Bentley)

[asked by reporter if he knew Lawrence]
Jackson Bentley: Yes, it was my privilege to know him and to make him known to the world. He was a poet, a scholar and a mighty warrior.
[after reporter leaves]
Jackson Bentley: He was also the most shameless exhibitionist since Barnum & Bailey.

Anthony Quayle

Anthony Quayle
(as Colonel Brighton)

[first lines]
Colonel Brighton: He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew.
Vicar at St. Paul's: Well nil nisi bonum. But did he really deserve... all this?
Colonel Brighton: He was a remarkable chap. By any counts, remarkable.
Vicar at St. Paul's: Did you know him well?
Colonel Brighton: I knew him.


Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif
(as Sherif Ali)

[Lawrence and Ali watch as British cannons fire in the distance]
Sherif Ali: God help the men that lie under that.
T.E. Lawrence: They are Turks.
Sherif Ali: God help them.

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

[Lawrence has just extinguished a match between his thumb and forefinger. William Potter surreptitiously attempts the same]
William Potter: Ooh! It damn well 'urts!
T.E. Lawrence: Certainly it hurts.
Officer: What's the trick then?
T.E. Lawrence: The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.

Josť Ferrer

Josť Ferrer
(as Turkish Bey)

[regarding the bullet wound on Lawrence's arm]
Turkish Bey: Where did you get this wound?
T.E. Lawrence: That is old, effendi.
Turkish Bey: No, it is recent. You are a deserter. But from which army? Not that it matters at all. A man can't always be in uniform.

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